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Charles Hougham

Charles Hougham

Male Bef 1660 - Aft 1720  (~ 60 years)

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  • Name Charles Hougham 
    Born Bef 23 May 1660 
    Baptized 23 May 1660  Nonington, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Will 1 Dec 1720 
    Will of Charles Hougham (1662-1720)
    Will of Charles Hougham (1662-1720)
    Will of Charles Hougham (1662-1720) transcribed
    Will of Charles Hougham (1662-1720) transcribed
    summary table included
    Died Aft 1 Dec 1720 
    Probate Abt 1721  Islington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Of Sandwich. Inherited Barton Estate in 1714 from brother Solomon His relative Francis was trying to get it for his son in 1717.
      He is recorded in the Knights visitation of Kent 1663 as 4th son of Henry and Elizabeth. The f irst son is given as 7 years old so Charles was born 1660-3.
      He inherited Barton Court from his Brother. The first Hougham to own it was his uncle Solomon. In his will dated 1694 "I give and bequeath unto my nephew Charles Hougham, son of my brother Henry Hougham, Deceased, pounds 1000 of lawful English money". The children of Charles are also mentioned in his will thus: "To Richard Hougham and Henry Hougham, sonnes of my nephew Charles Hougham, at the age of 20 years the sum of 200 pounds, to the rest of Charles Hougham's children, 200 pounds apiece".
      He inherited the manor of Barton, the manor of Woodnesborough and estates at Eastry on the death of his brother Solomon, who died without male issue, by the will of the first Solomon Hougham of Barton thus: "I give to Solomon Hougham, eldest son of brother Henry Hougham, all freehold lands", then follows a detailled list of manors or lordships - Barton alias Landport or Longport. and Eastry property and the manor of Winsborough alias Woodnesborough "all to Solomon Hougham for the term of his natural life and after his decease to the first son of his body lawfully begotten, and then to this sons heirs male, and in default of heirs male here to the second son and in default of heirs male here to the third son and his heirs and so on to the tenth generation ,the tenth son and his heirs the elder son and his heirs to be always preferred before the younger. In default of heirs, then all aforesaid to my nephew Charles Hougham for the term of his natural and after his decease " - here is repeated the elaborate detailing of heirs male up to the tenth generation and their heirs male. In spite of the elaborate precaution Barton passed to a daughter at third generation from Charles.
      He inherited Barton Oct 1714 automatically on death of his brother Solomon who died 24 Oct 1714 , date on his memorial in St Marys Church, Sandwich, and whose will dated 12 May 1713 was pr oved in London, 30 Nov 1714. His will is in Somerset Houuse, London. Location is Index 2 Buckingham 579/9/89. He names himself Charles Hougham of the City of Canterbury Esquire. He mentions his children thus, "I give and bequeath to my son Charles Hougham the sum of 500 pounds of lawful money of Greaat Britain, then to my son Solomon Hougham the like sum of 400 pounds", "and I hereby direct and appoint the said sums of pounds 400 be paid of my estate of Winsborough", "and I do order that the said legacy shall be paid to my son Solomon at the age of one and twenty years, and that he shall have interest of the same yearly until he shall attain that age." "I do hereby make and appoint my son Henry an executor to the will". Henry automatically inherited Barton by the terms of the first Solomon of Barton

      Charles is John Royes' wife Sarah's grandfather, and his son Solomon's wife Mary's great great grandfather
    Person ID I2167  Roy~Royes | Hougham
    Links To This person is also Charles Hougham in the tree "Hougham" at The Hougham/Huffam Family Tree
    Two of his descendants married father and son John and Solomon Royes - via his sons Charles and Solomon. 
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2015 

    Father Henry Hougham
              b. 1632, Ash, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt 1694  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Naylor
              b. 1634, Wenvell, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Mar 1725  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 1656  St Mary Bredin, Canterbury, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • St Mary Bredin Church
    Notes 
    • There were five children - see The Hougham/Huffam Family Tree links
    Family ID F736  Family Group  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary [Hougham]
              d. Aft 1720 
    Children 
    +1. Henry Hougham
              b. 1690, Sandwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1726, Canterbury, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     2. Richard Hougham
              b. Abt 1695
              d. Bef 1726  (Age ~ 30 years)
    +3. Charles Hougham
              b. 1699, St Giles in the Field, Holborn, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. ?
    +4. Solomon Hougham
              b. 4 Dec 1704, Bromley, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 18 Dec 1780, Islington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Histories
    Will of Solomon Hougham (1623-1696) transcribed
    Will of Solomon Hougham (1623-1696) transcribed
    summary table included
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2014 02:30:18 
    Family ID F737  Family Group  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptized - 23 May 1660 - Nonington, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - Abt 1721 - Islington, London, England Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Histories
    Barton Court, Canterbury
    Barton Court, Canterbury
    Owned by the Houghams 1657-1902

    Overviews
    1475 HOUGHAM - Solomon is a key figure in modern Hougham descendants
    1475 HOUGHAM - Solomon is a key figure in modern Hougham descendants
    The common link between the Royes, Elverys, Theoffs, Youngs and NZ Huffams is Solomon. And many others, but the scope of this project does not include all his descendants - you need to go to Robin Young's Hougham/Huffam Family Tree for that.
    1662 HOUGHAM Charles
    1662 HOUGHAM Charles
    This chart shows the dual links from Charles Hougham to John and Solomon Royes

  • Sources 
    1. [s429] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975.